Reports to: Executive Director of Creative Pinellas
Position Summary: Creative Pinellas is looking for a Public Art Project Manager who will make 2.5-year commitment to work with the Executive Director of Creative Pinellas to oversee all aspects of a multi-year public art project including: the budget, calendar, jury, call to artists, selection process, contract negotiations, project facilitation, implementation and siting, multi-media documentation and final reports.
Compensation: Commensurate with experience (or $40,000 per year)
Applications must include: a cover letter, resume and three references.
Applications Due: June 30, 2017
Email applications to: email@example.com
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree with three years of business, financial or administrative experience. The position requires an individual who is self-driven to achieve goals and who has experience with understanding the diverse needs of a variety of stakeholders in a project. The ideal candidate will have experience working with artists, excellent communication and organizational skills as well as experience in project and budget management. Research, writing and interpersonal skills are a must. It is preferred that the candidate have some background in public art, working with a non-profit and government as well as an understanding of social media. This is a time intensive, feet-on-the-ground contract position and requires someone with a flexible schedule and a solutions approach to challenges.
Creative Pinellas, established in 2011, is the designated Local Arts Agency for Pinellas County. With the support of the Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners and Visit St. Petersburg / Clearwater, along with a skilled leadership team and a committed Board, our mission is to facilitate a vibrant, integrated, collaborative and sustainable arts community in Pinellas County. Our vision is to... be the premier Local Arts agency that is locally and globally recognized for the value we bring to the arts and to the community we serve.
Our strategic plan aligns fully with the Pinellas County Strategic Plan to foster continual economic growth and vitality. Specifically our focus is to support a vibrant community with recreation, arts, and culture to attract residents and visitors.
The Creative Pinellas strategic plan is built upon six key focus areas.
• Creating Vibrant Communities
• Supporting Artists, Arts Organizations and the Creative Community
• Encouraging Creativity and Innovation
• Supporting Economic Development
• Showcasing the County as a Cultural Destination
• Making Arts and Creativity Available to All
Working in partnership with artists and arts organizations, with educators, with County government and with leaders from tourism, business and the community at large, Creative Pinellas meets these strategic initiatives through a wide range of programs and services.
Americans for the Arts serves, advances, and leads the network of organizations and individuals who cultivate, promote, sustain, and support the arts in America. Founded in 1960, Americans for the Arts is the nation's leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts and arts education.